Press release: 12.403
Food fish production from domestic aquaculture increased in 2019 by 4%
Sales volumes increased for rainbow and salmon trout
The production in hatcheries and nurseries amounted
to 20.4 million eggs
Food fish producers mentioned as the primary cause of high product losses in 2019, predators such as otters, herons and cormorants as well as the lack of water due to high temperatures and low water intake and flooding.
For more detailed results and further information concerning statistics of aquaculture please refer to our website.
Information on methods, definitions: The survey on aquaculture production is based on Ordinance Federal Law Gazette II No. 344/2012 (available in German only) issued by the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management. Within the survey on aquaculture production, the annual production of edible and stocking fish is determined. Respondents needed to specify the quantity that originated from their own aquaculture facility and was marketed in the reporting period. Fish bought in from other facilities, income from sea fishing and stocking fish produced for use in the respondent's own business were not included.
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Spatial Statistics, Statistics Austria:
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